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International News on August 16, 2012

Taliban claims responsibility for Kamra air base attack
One solider and eight militants were killed in the attack Andhra News

Ecuador grants political asylum to Assange
Ecuador believes there is a threat for Assange of not getting fair trial Andhra News

Passenger jet from New York to Moscow diverted to Iceland after bomb threat
No evidence of any bomb is found yet Andhra News

Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspends Syria's membership
US hails decision to suspend Syria Andhra News

Lebanon militiamen kidnaps Syrians
Saudi, UAE and Qatar warn their citizens to leave Lebanon Andhra News

Britain warns Ecuador to handover Assange
Ecuador likely to take a decision on Assange's asylum Thursday Andhra News

Militants attack Minhas air force base in Pakistan
Authorities confirm that there are no nuclear weapons in any of the air force bases in Pakistan Andhra News

ZTE Unveils World First Multi-Mode TDD/FDD LTE Terminal Products
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and mobile devices, announced today the introduction of MF820S2 and MF91S, the world’s first multi-standard USB modem and uFi which supports LTE FDD/LTE TDD/TD-SCDMA / EDGE Business Wire India

Lenovo Reports First Quarter 2012/13 Results
Lenovo Group today reported results for its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012, with quarterly sales of US$8 billion, a 35 percent increase year-over-year Business Wire India

Sexing Technologies Renews Long-Term Contract with ABS Global, Inc.
Sexing Technologies (d/b/a of Inguran, LLC), a leading provider of sex-sorted semen processing services in domestic and foreign markets, and an innovator of artificial insemination and IVF technologies in the livestock breeding industry, announced today that it has renewed a long-term, multi-million dollar contract with ABS Global, Inc Business Wire India

New Digital River Webinar Offers Ideas for Extending the Product Lifecycle Using APIs
Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, has announced it is hosting a free webinar entitled, “Extending the Product Lifecycle: Using APIs as a Low Cost Way to Win Online,” on Aug. 29, 2012. The webinar is part of Digital River’s monthly Globalocity™ Webinar Series. Business Wire India

GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip Adopted by Russian LTE Operator Yota
GCT® Semiconductor, Inc., a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, has announced that its market-proven LTE single-chip solution, GDM7240, is being used in the Yota LTE USB dongle, currently commercially available with Yota in Russia Business Wire India

Leadership Development Program Offers One Full Year of Executive Coaching
The Executive Development program, Leadership Deep Dive will make its first appearance in the Middle East with the course set to start in just over one month. With prominent organizations filling the limited spaces in this exclusive program, there are few weeks remaining to register Business Wire India

KCI Agrees to Divest its Therapeutic Support Systems™ Business to Getinge AB
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Therapeutic Support Systems™ (TSS) business to Getinge AB (sto: GETIB) for a total enterprise value of $275 million, on a debt free and cash free basis Business Wire India

Henkel’s Expanded Gasketing Technology Enhances Performance and Reliability
Henkel has expanded its gasketing technology portfolio with new materials and processes designed to replace rubber gaskets in demanding automotive applications. With its latest development – the Loctite® 5883™ polyacrylate gaskets combined with the new XIP gasketing process Business Wire India

Malaysia-Based Axis Real Estate Investment Trust Drives Value-Added Services with Yardi Voyager
Yardi Systems, one of the leading global developers of real estate software for investment, asset and property management, has announced that Axis Real Estate Investment Trust has selected Yardi Voyager™ to drive operational efficiency and deliver high value services to investors and tenants. Business Wire India

Power Integrations Introduces 75 W Single-Stage Driver for LED Lighting
Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), maker of the world’s most efficient, longest-lasting off-line LED driver ICs, has announced two new additions to its LinkSwitch™-PH IC family Business Wire India

Vaccine Development in India to be the Focus of Fireside Chat at BIO India International Conference
India is the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines Business Wire India

Porous Power Expands Operations and On-Site Support in Asia
U.S.-based Porous Power Technologies, LLC (PPT), in partnership with Ahlstrom Corporation, a global high-performance materials company, has announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China Business Wire India

The United States Government Printing Office Awards Multi-Year Contract to Gemalto for ePassport Solution
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653), the world leader in digital security, has announced the second consecutive five-year contract win from the Government Printing Office (GPO) to deliver ICAO compliant electronic eCovers and secure pre-personalization services Business Wire India

NewNet Communication Technologies, a Portfolio Company of Skyview Capital, Enters New Markets with the Integration of the Tekelec Mobile Messaging Business Unit
Business Wire India

i2c Supports Western Union in the Philippines
i2c, Inc., a provider of payment processing and emerging commerce solutions, and Western Union, a leader in global payment services, have joined forces to bring consumers in the Philippines a unique, feature-rich prepaid card Business Wire India

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